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Ten-year-old Easton Martin, of Mesa, Ariz., stops to cool off in a misting fan while walking along The Strip with his family June 28 in Las Vegas. A blazing heat wave sent the mercury soaring over the West starting Friday, threatening to ground airliners and raising fears that people and pets will get burned on the scalding pavement.

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Death Valley temperature could approach 130 degrees DEATH VALLEY, Calif. — Dan Kail was vacationing in Las Vegas when he heard that the temperature at Death Valley could approach 130 degrees this weekend. He didn’t hesitate to make a trip to the desert location that is typically the hottest place on the planet.

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